"Idyllic Port City Steeped in History" Bergen by bscott1
Bergen Travel Guide: 930 reviews and 2,368 photos
Bergen is a beautiful place, and many other tourists thought the same! There are a good many things to see here--one could easily spend three days in Bergen alone.
Its remote geographic location belies its history, as it was the capital of Norway in the 12th and 13th centuries. As late as the 17th century it was Scandinavia's largest city.
My favorite part was the maze of narrow streets, some as little as, maybe, 3 or 4 feet wide.
Bergen has a number of choices for boat tours varying in length and destination. Even during the summer it can be chilly... more travel advice
This houses one of the original Haneatic assembly halls. I'm personally fascinated by the indelible mark the Hanse left... more travel advice
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